Associate, Project Leader
Savannah College of Art & Design (M Arch 2016)
Markia relocated from Monroeville, Alabama, to attend the Savannah College of Art & Design, where she earned her Master of Architecture with a design for sustainability minor. Markia hopes to someday help influence energy conservation and water-efficient design in the Lowcountry. She currently enjoys working as a project leader at our Savannah residential design studio in the Starland District.
Describe your process: I am organized and aim to really listen to the clients' wants and needs to help produce enjoyable, high-quality designs. I enjoy problem-solving with my team and coordinating details with consultants for the best results.
Quote relevant to your work life: “Success is liking yourself, liking what you do, and liking how you do it.” -Maya Angelou
What is that life changing song or album: “Retrospective” Album by the Indigo Girls
Who is the best movie villain: Heath Ledger’s Joker because he just “does things” to see what happens!
What is the next thing on your bucket list: Obtaining my architectural license
Where would you relocate if you were forced to leave the country: Canada for the real maple syrup!